Ancient Egypt Architecture Quiz Questions!

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Ancient Egypt Architecture Quiz Questions!

What do you know about Ancient Egypt architecture? Commonly split into periods by historians, Ancient Egyptian architecture is not just one style, but a set of several styles with commonalities used during each period of ancient Egyptian history. The most familiar example of ancient Egyptian architecture is the pyramids. Excavated temples, palaces, tombs, and fortresses have all been studied by architects. This quiz will tell you what you know about Egyptian Architecture.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Great temple of abu simbel is one of the rock hewn temples commanded by the indefatigable king ______. 
    • A. 

      Thotmes IV

    • B. 

      Hatshepsut

    • C. 

      Thotmes I

    • D. 

      Ramesis II

  • 2. 
    What were the Kings & Pharohs of Egypt buried in first?
    • A. 

      Pyramids

    • B. 

      Temples

    • C. 

      Tombs

  • 3. 
    Within the temple, where was the image of the God kept?
    • A. 

      Chamber

    • B. 

      Cult

    • C. 

      Crypt

  • 4. 
    True of False: The workers built their own tombs?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    What were the two main parts of the tomb?
    • A. 

      Cult & Chamber

    • B. 

      Crypt & Chamber

    • C. 

      Cult & Crypt

  • 6. 
    About how hany pyramids are there built for the Kings of Egypt?
    • A. 

      80

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      150

  • 7. 
    Who was the first true pyramid of Egypt built for?
    • A. 

      King Sneferu

    • B. 

      King Djoser

    • C. 

      King Khufu

  • 8. 
    True or False: The largest pyramid ever built was the Great Pyramid of Giza: Khufu?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    What did they belive would happen if they mummified the Pharoh's body after death?
    • A. 

      The Pharoh's soul would come back to life in a new person

    • B. 

      The Pharoh would live forever

    • C. 

      The Pharoh would go to heaven

  • 10. 
    Roughly how tall is the Great Sphinx?
    • A. 

      20 metres

    • B. 

      15 metres

    • C. 

      60 metres

  • 11. 
    True or False: The Great Sphinx was carved out of one piece of stone?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    What happened after the Prince's dream?
    • A. 

      He was killed

    • B. 

      He became Thutmose IV

    • C. 

      Nothing

  • 13. 
    Who does the head of the Sphinx represent?
    • A. 

      King Kahfre

    • B. 

      A God

    • C. 

      King Khufu

  • 14. 
    Tomb house made to take the body at full length
    • A. 

      Mastaba

    • B. 

      Stele

    • C. 

      Pyramid

    • D. 

      Tumulus

  • 15. 
    The upright stone found in mastaba
    • A. 

      Menhir

    • B. 

      Stele

    • C. 

      Pyramid

    • D. 

      Tumulus

  • 16. 
    Pharaohs burial place
    • A. 

      Menhir

    • B. 

      Stele

    • C. 

      Pyramid

    • D. 

      Tumulus

  • 17. 
    Best example is pyramid of king zoser  imhotep is the architect oldest surviving masonry bldg in the world
    • A. 

      Bent pyramid

    • B. 

      Pyramid of king senusret

    • C. 

      Pyramid of giza

    • D. 

      Step pyramid

  • 18. 
    Best example is the pyramid of king senusret  it is alway called the blunt pyramid
    • A. 

      Pyramid of king senusret

    • B. 

      Pyramid of giza

    • C. 

      Bent pyramid

    • D. 

      Step pyramid

  • 19. 
    Its also called the pyramid of cheops it is the highest pyramid in giza it stand 750 ft.
    • A. 

      Pyramid of khufu

    • B. 

      Pyramid of khafra

    • C. 

      Pyramid of menkaura

    • D. 

      Pyramid of mykerinos

  • 20. 
    Its also called the pyramid of chefren it stand 705 ft.
    • A. 

      Pyramid of menkaura

    • B. 

      Pyramid of khafra

    • C. 

      Pyramid of mykerinos

    • D. 

      Pyramid of khufu

  • 21. 
    Its also called the pyramid of mykerinos it stand 218 ft.
    • A. 

      Pyramid of menkaura

    • B. 

      Pyramid of khafra

    • C. 

      Pyramid of cheops

    • D. 

      Pyramid of khufu

  • 22. 
    He is the responsible of making Rock hewm tomb
    • A. 

      Amenemthat I

    • B. 

      Menhutep II

    • C. 

      Senusret

    • D. 

      Hatshepsut

  • 23. 
    Responsible for building the great temple of amon, kharnak
    • A. 

      Amenemthat I

    • B. 

      Menhutep II

    • C. 

      Senusret

    • D. 

      Hatshepsut

  • 24. 
    The 1st develop obelisk was erected by 
    • A. 

      Amenemthat I

    • B. 

      Menhutep II

    • C. 

      Senusret

    • D. 

      Hatshepsut

  • 25. 
    The Queen of egypt, shes famouse about of her funeral temple 
    • A. 

      Amenemthat I

    • B. 

      Menhutep II

    • C. 

      Senusret

    • D. 

      Hatshepsut

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